Home Energy Savings

Home is where the heart is; it’s also where home energy savings start. We’ve got home energy savings tips on everything from attic insulation and discovering air leaks to how to best run your appliances. Check out our 31 Days of Energy Savings guide to get started. Follow our appliance energy efficiency comparison series, including posts on gas vs. electric dryers and microwaves vs. toaster ovens vs. ovens.

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Electric vs. Gas Grills: Which Type Is More Energy Efficient?

Summer is almost here, and for many people, that means it’s time to fire up the backyard grill. That can be a relief, as it can mean less mess in your kitchen (as well as less heat in your house!

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Energy-Saving Tips for Summer

Rising summer temperatures often result in higher energy costs. The US Energy Information Administration estimates that the average home in the United States consumes 1,026 kilowatt-hours (kWh) of electricity each month between June and August.

What to do when your AC isnt working

What to Do When Your Air Conditioner Isn’t Working

When the days get unbearably hot, most people rely on their air-conditioning system to keep their home cool and comfortable. But what if your air conditioner stops cooling your home during a heat wave?

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Home Energy Savings: What Is Geofencing?

Technology is constantly offering us new ways to save energy and simplify our lives. It makes daily tasks easier, helps us organize, and keeps us all connected.

Do You Need a Home Energy Audit?

Do You Need a Home Energy Audit?

The US Energy Information Administration estimates the average annual electricity consumption of a US home is 10,399 kilowatt hours (kWh), and depending on where you live or how you receive energy, a year’s worth of energy can really add up. But what many homeowners don’t know is that their home could be working against them

The many benefits of smart light bulbs

The Many Benefits of Smart Lighting

Smart lighting is revolutionizing how property owners control lighting, conserve energy and improve security with simple voice commands and home connectivity. It’s why smart lighting systems are one of many energy-saving strategies for smart homes, and they’re also a great first step into the Internet of Things (IoT) if you’re curious about smart technology.

Energy-saving strategies for smart homes

Energy-Saving Strategies for Smart Homes

Your home might be bleeding energy. According to the United States Department of Energy (DoE), the average household consumes 90 million BTUs of energy a year, and much of that energy is wasted.

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Best Smart Home Trends and Devices in 2018

Not so long ago, a smart voice assistant would have seemed like something out of a science fiction story. Today, smart devices and other home technology trends are affordable and easily available.

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Smart Kitchen Gadgets: The Future of Cooking

The kitchen is arguably the most important room in a home. When new homeowners are looking for a house, the kitchen is often a deciding factor.

energy efficient dehumidifiers

Energy-Efficient Dehumidifiers: Maintaining Your Ideal Home Humidity

Knowing how to maintain your ideal home humidity is important for both your health and your living space. Too much humidity in your house can result in mold, wood rot and aggravated allergy and asthma symptoms.

Week by Week Moving Checklist

Week-by-Week Moving Checklist: Best Tips for Moving and Packing

Moving can be rough. It’s time-consuming, expensive, and hard on your body.

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